The Inmar Foundation's collaborative venture with the Girl Scouts' Peaks to Piedmont Council in North Carolina has received grants from NASA and Qualcomm. The grants will help fund the Piedmont Triad area's first-ever all-girl team to participate in the NC First robotics competition in North Carolina. The Inmar Foundation sponsors the team and provides mentors to coach the girls.
InfinityQS International pledged to donate $2 million to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital over the next 10 years. St. Jude has named a gathering space in the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration to commemorate the company's support for the hospital, which serves chronically ill children and their families at no cost.
The East Texas Foodbank received a $1,600 donation from employees of Capacity Trucks,} who purchased raffle tickets for a chance to dump a bucket of ice water over participating managers. The company's CEO also made a donation to the ALS Association.
Load Delivered Logistics challenged other Chicago-area logistics companies to participate in Meals Delivered, a competition to raise donations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The two-week competition exceeded its goal, raising funds for 12,923 meals.